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Spare tyre FAQs answered

Monday 24th May 2021

Spare tyres: everything you need to know Most of us know that a spare tyre is designed to be used in emergency situations, such as if you experience a puncture. But do you know the rules around spare tyres and MOTs? Or how long space saver spare tyres are designed to last for? Our guide tackles the... Read More

7 easy tips to maintain a car’s value

Wednesday 19th May 2021

Looking for ways to preserve the value of your vehicle? Whether it’s simply cleaning your car regularly, having it frequently serviced or repairing the little scuffs and scrapes its encountered in its lifetime, the answer is simply to take care of it. Like selling your home, you want to show off yo... Read More

How often should I service my car?

Wednesday 12th May 2021

As a general rule, it is recommended that you service your vehicle every 12,000 miles or every 12 months – whichever is sooner. However, interim or short services can also be conducted in the meantime – and are recommended every 6,000 miles or every 6 months. Short service – perfect for if you wa... Read More

What to pack for a road trip

Wednesday 12th May 2021

Got a long journey coming up, and want to feel prepared? From your essential items – including a sat nav and money – to your comfort items – including games and warm clothes both ensure you’re fully equipped for your road trip. Road trip checklist Essential road trip items Sat nav/maps – whethe... Read More

Are my tyres safe?

Friday 16th April 2021

A good question to ask. An important question, too. How safe your tyres are directly correlates to not only the performance, but the safety of your vehicle and passengers. That’s why, here at Formula One Autocentres, we know how important tyre safety education is – so we’ve put together this handy g... Read More

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